Orthoschnapp Gambit

Chessboard showing the Orthoschnapp Gambit with the moves 1.e4 e6 2.c4 d5 3.cxd5 exd5 4.Qb3 played
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The Orthoschnapp Gambit is a fun opening line for white in the French Defence.

Video Content

If you want to learn more about the opening, check out the excellent videos by Jonathan Schrantz about the Orthoschnapp Gambit.

Studies about the Orthoschnapp Gambit

Learn the Orthoschnapp Gambit using public studies.

Orthoschnapp Gambit
31 by Arne

A few lines of the Orthoschnapp Gambit Opening. The engine may not like it and on the professional level it has not scored well, but judging by the games in the Lichess database the Orthoschnapp Gambit has fared quite well against amateur players with a lot of aggression right out of the gates. Inspired by this short game by Eric Rosen playing the gambit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEy6DtVBNLM

Orthoschnapp Gambit Traps and Tactics

Get better in the Orthoschnapp Gambit opening by practicing tactics taken from the early game. Recognize traps and mistakes of your opponents and exploit them. Train tactics from 2 different games.

Orthoschnapp Gambit Tactics

Play against Stockfish

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Play against the Orthoschnapp Gambit

Do you want to try out the Orthoschnapp Gambit? Train this opening against Stockfish.

Play against Stockfish either as white or black and explore the opening.